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By On August 15th, 2016

Run Your Race and Win!

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Everyone is excited about the Olympics right now. As you can imagine the athletes from around the world experiencing strong emotions and high levels of adrenalin. Support is provided to the athletes in many ways. Peer to peer support, coaches, family…

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By On July 15th, 2016

RENEWAL Devotional: Enlarging Your Heart To Believe

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital God wants to bless you beyond your wildest dreams. Scripture says, “And let me say continually, the Lord be magnified Who delights in the prosperity of His servant.” Doubt, fear and anxiousness, paralyzes our freedom to believe. The opposite of doubt,…

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By On November 14th, 2015

Faith In The Workplace

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital A recent article on the Huffington Post, “How Chaplains Lean Into The Painful Places” discusses an array of ways in which people serve as chaplains. We know that the call of a chaplain can take many different forms: to pray for…

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By On November 13th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: Hope Deferred

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital Hebrews 11:1 says that faith is the substance of things hoped for. Parents are the role models for our children. As parents, we encourage, guide and do our best to nourish and protect them. We also need to teach our children…

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By On August 7th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: What Motivates Your Faith?

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital A faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice (II Timothy 1:5). Many people grew up with a praying grandmother, did you?  Thank God for those grandma’s.  My grandmother prayed for us while we were at school…

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By On April 20th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: Part IV, Know how to use your Sword

Written by Rev. Lydia D’Ross, an ordained minister and the Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain for Brookhaven Hospital For the last few weeks we have been talking about several parts of the Armour of God. We know that the helmet of salvation protects us from our own weaknesses and carelessness, we can confidently enter difficult situations…

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By On March 6th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: Got Hope?

Cynicism is easy.  Hope is hard.  When we take look at our own lives or listen to the news detailing the happenings of the world, it is easy to allow a cynical point of view to take over our heart and mind.  Cynical is defined as “distrusting or disparaging the motives of others“.  When we…

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By On January 3rd, 2015

An Unbroken Champion of Faith

Written by: Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain and ordained minister Recently, I went to see the movie “Unbroken” directed by Angelina Jolie-Pitt version about the extraordinary life of Louis Zamperini.   The film left out the most important chapter on how Zamperini met Christ.  The film shares a story of an American hero whose life…

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By On December 23rd, 2014

Beyond Belief: Faith in Everyday Practice

There are very few truly non-believing people in the world.  This is a belief that I hold, and I don’t know if it is right or wrong.  What I do know is that out of all the people who have told me they are atheists, or even agnostic, I haven’t believed one.  I think they…

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